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Accountant (Sales & Use Tax) in Ann Arbor, MI at Masco Cabinetry

Date Posted: 10/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Ann Arbor, MI
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    10/11/2018

Job Description



Job Description

Masco Cabinetry has an immediate opening for an Accountant (Sales & Use Tax) position at our corporate headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI!


Masco Cabinetry manufactures three nationally recognized cabinetry brands, KraftMaid®, Merillat® and QualityCabinets®. Offering an unmatched selection of stylish, high-quality products at a variety of price levels, Masco Cabinetry brands are favored by builders, dealers, distributors and home centers throughout North America. A leader in environmental stewardship, Masco Cabinetry products have been granted an Environmental Stewardship Program certificate by the Kitchen Cabinet Manufacturers Association.


JOB SUMMARY:

Responsible for supporting the accounting processes of the company to include the month-end close process, completion of account reconciliations, maintenance of accounting records, adherence to internal controls and for being a key leader on the Finance Team that drives strategy for the Sales & Use Tax function.



PRINCIPAL FUNCTIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Participate in month-end accounting close processes in compliance with critical reporting deadlines. 
  • Prepare journal entries, audit schedules, year-end tax schedules and other required quarterly schedules accurately and on-time to support the Masco financial reporting schedule.
  • Perform general ledger account analysis and reconciliations of key accounts as assigned. 
  • Prepare and file monthly GST/HST/QST returns with Canadian Revenue Agencies
  • Provide information to our external preparer to support filings of state/local tax returns
  • Ensure compliance with the state sales & use tax laws and minimize assessments from sales & use tax audits.
  • Respond and manage notices from tax jurisdictions and support the resolution of issues
  • Provide ongoing training to all locations regarding taxability of capital and expenses
  • Address any sales & use tax deficiencies with the appropriate locations to ensure future compliance.


ESSENTIAL QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in accounting, finance or related field.
  • 4+ years’ experience in Sales & Use tax or comparable tax/accounting experience.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Intermediate proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail.
  • Experience working on state sales use tax audits and defenses/appeals
  • Demonstrated successful ability to organize and prioritize work to ensure timely deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to function at a high level of effectiveness, flexibility, independence and initiative without daily interaction with management.
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 20%

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • Prior ERP experience (Oracle, SAP).
  • Experience with CCH, Sabrix or Thompson OneSource
  • Similar industry/corporate background is a plus
  • MBA or Masters in Taxation is a plus



Shift




Full or Part Time


Full time

Masco Cabinetry is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, protected status as a veteran, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, gender identity, or any other legally protected status under federal, state or local law.

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